Example sentences for: paratroopers

How can you use “paratroopers” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The daily Segodnya said Tuesday that the Russian masterminds of the Kosovo campaign clearly failed to consider the consequences of plonking 200 Russian paratroopers at Pristina airport before the allies got there.

  • (Just wondering: Couldn't they also have found one of the paratroopers who escorted the students?)

  • As to Russia's claim that its paratroopers' premature incursion had been "a mistake," this was ruled out in Izvestia by the chairman of the Duma's Foreign Relations Committee, Vladimir Lukin, who said in an interview that only President Boris Yeltsin could have given the order for the troops to go in.

  • The town has a sad legacy as it was at the airfield here that German paratroopers landed in 1941, signaling the start of the Battle for Crete.

  • "It is only then that the paratroopers will become Russia's trump card in a political game between the G-8 leaders," it said.


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